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Southgate Veterans Memorial Library

Open Monday - Thursday 10am - 9pm, & Saturday 10am - 5pm

RESCHEDULED! Teen Advisory Board Meeting Wednesday, February 1 at 6PM

Do you want to have input into what programming and materials the library offers? Then join the Teen Advisory Board! The goal of TAB is to work together to create a welcoming environment for teens at the library. Meetings will take place the last Wednesday of the month and there will be additional opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. For more information, see the website, stop in the library, or email jpickles@southgate.lib.mi.us.

Adult Winter Reading Program

January 9 - March 20

Returning for the 3rd year, the Adult Winter Reading Program is a laid back opportunity to win prizes! This year, the topic is Dream Themes. Pick up a bingo sheet at the front desk, and fill it out with the theme of the books you read. When you complete a row, column, or diagonal, bring it in for a prize!

Youth Programming February

Family Programs

Storytimes
Family and baby story times return, beginning Monday, February 6! For the storytime schedule, check out our Story Times page.

Take your Child to the Library Day, February 4

Silly Songs Dance Party 11AM-12PM
It’s time to shake some sillies out and get ready for a new year of programs! Join us for this drop in dance party. We’ll have an hour of fun music that’s sure to get your feet tapping.

Valentine Extravaganza 3PM-4PM
Get ready to spread the love! Drop in and make valentines with us! Everyone deserves to feel loved this holiday, so feel free to make one for anyone in your community. We have everything you need, all you need to bring is your creativity!

Teens: 6th - 12th Grade

MiLibraryQuest, February 1 - February 28
Grab your sword and shield and get ready for a virtual adventure! Solve riddles, take part in the quest, and enter to win a prize! Join MiLibraryQuest by visiting mi.gov/MiLibraryQuest.

Teen Advisory Board, Wednesday February 22 at 6pm

Are you looking to get involved in your community? Do you want to have input into what programming and materials the library offers? Then join the Teen Advisory Board! The goal of TAB is to work together to create a welcoming environment for teens at the library. Meetings will take place the last Wednesday of the month and there will be additional opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. For more information, see the website, stop in the library, or email the youth librarian, Jennifer Pickles, at jpickles@southgate.lib.mi.us.

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For the month of February, Hoopla is offering another Bonus Borrows collection! Items borrowed from this collection do not count towards the 10 borrows per month limit, so you can check out as many of them as you like! With movies, comics, books, audiobooks, and children's titles, there's something here for everyone. Click HERE to find the collection, and enjoy!

Get started with TALK

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TALK is a simple program for early learners, to help prepare them for school! Sign up to get 8-10 messages per month with fun activities you can do at home to help prepare little ones, ages 5 and under, for school success. You will also receive messages about library events! It's easy to sign up, just text TALK to 75547, or follow this link, https://texttolearn.com/

Introducing Transparent Language Online

We are proud to announce that Transparent Language Online is now available to Southgate residents! Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

All you need to sign up is your library card number.
Click here to get started!

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Contact Info - Phone: 734-258-3002 - Address: 14680 Dix-Toledo Rd. Southgate, MI 48195

Hours - Mon-Thurs: 10am-9PM - Sat: 10am-5pm